One Year In: Shell's Game at Universal

September 2014
Variety;9/23/2014, Vol. 325 Issue 7, p16
Trade Publication
The article profiles Jeff Shell, the chairman of entertainment production company NBC Universal’s Filmed Entertainment Group. Topics discussed include his career with broadcasting and cable company Comcast, his profit-focused management style, and allegations from co-workers and employees that he doesn't understand the U.S. motion picture industry. His plans for company expansion through licensing and merchandising deals are also examined.


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